• Iran: Industrial Development and Investment Opportunities

    News . 3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
    Various investment opportunities in the newly opening economy of Iran were discussed "Iran Business Symposium" (Feb 21-23, 2017) held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ms. Afsaneh Shafiei, a senior researcher in Institute for Trade Studies and Research, discussed some facts on Iran's economy and its structural dynamism within the recent decade. Iran as an Energy Superpower, she said, is not only becoming relatively diverse and more reliant on services and industry sectors, but also it is experienci... Read More
  • Dr.Razavi’s Speech in KIEP’s Annual Conference in Seoul Iran: A Shining Star in the Time of Deepening Global Uncertainty

    Featured . 1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
    Following a formal invitation from Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Dr.Razavi president of the Institute for Trade Studies and Research attended the KIEP and Associations of Area Studies Conference from October 20 to 21, 2016 in Seoul, as a keynote panelist. The theme of the conference was “Partnership with Emerging Economies under Deepening Global Uncertainties”.  With conflicts raging in different parts of the world, export-oriented economies like a South Korean stand to los... Read More
  • Workshop on “WTO Accession” and “Industrial Policies”- Tehran, December 2016

    Conferences . 1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
    "Our country's president traveled to Iran recently and during the visit, 90 contracts and MoUs were inked by the two countries in the fields of transportation, watershed management, energy exploration and financing projects to develop the bilateral ties," Dung Jo, an official at the South Korean embassy in Tehran, said. He also announced South Korea's cultural center will also be set up in Iran next year. Noting that Iran and South Korea enjoy the proper understanding of each others' posit... Read More
  • Dr.Razavi’s Speech in KIEP’s Annual Conference in Seoul Iran: A Shining Star in the Time of Deepening Global Uncertainty

    News . 1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
    Following a formal invitation from Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Dr.Razavi president of the Institute for Trade Studies and Research attended the KIEP and Associations of Area Studies Conference from October 20 to 21, 2016 in Seoul, as a keynote panelist. The theme of the conference was “Partnership with Emerging Economies under Deepening Global Uncertainties”.  With conflicts raging in different parts of the world, export-oriented economies like a South Korean stand to los... Read More
  • ITSR Initiates Collaboration with Oxford Business Group

    Featured . 1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
    The president of the Institute for Trade Studies and Research (ITSR), Dr.Razavi and Ms. Jana Treek, the Managing Director of Middle East region of Oxford Business Group (OBG) met on  January 17th, 2017 to discuss possible areas of cooperation to address  the data scarcity challenges with regard to Iranian economy and its diverse sectors. The issue has been a top priority for Iranian officials, and international investors have repeatedly voiced this concern over the past year, after implementatio... Read More
  • ITSR Initiates Collaboration with Oxford Business Group

    News . 1/18/2017 12:00:00 AM
    The president of the Institute for Trade Studies and Research (ITSR), Dr.Razavi and Ms. Jana Treek, the Managing Director of Middle East region of Oxford Business Group (OBG) met on  January 17th, 2017 to discuss possible areas of cooperation to address  the data scarcity challenges with regard to Iranian economy and its diverse sectors. The issue has been a top priority for Iranian officials, and international investors have repeatedly voiced this concern over the past year, after implementatio... Read More
  • Dr.Razavi’s Opening Speech at Industrial and Trade Policy Workshop

    Featured . 1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
    In the opening ceremony of ITSR’s joint workshop with Korea Institue for International Economic Policy and Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade on industrial and trade policy, Dr.Razavi welcomed Dr.Joo, Dr.Suh, Dr.Kim and Dr.Lee for taking the time off from their busy schedules to attend ITSR’s workshop. Moreover, Dr.Razavi thanked the delegation from Embassy of Republic of Korea in Tehran for attending the workshop and their financial support for the joint effort between KIEP, KIE... Read More
  • Expanding Research Ties: Prelude to Deeper Engagement

    Featured . 1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
    ITSR, KIEP and KIET hold joint workshop on industrial and trade policy formulation On the December 19th Institute for Trade Studies and Research of Ministry of Industry, Mines and Trade held a workshop on “export promoting industrial policies” and “Accession to WTP” in collaboration with Korea Institute for International economy and Korea Institute for Industrial Economy. This workshop which is organized at the time of expanding knowledge sharing initiatives between the two countries was atte... Read More
  • The International Conference On Fourth Industrial Revolution- Tehran, August 2016

    Conferences . 1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
    ‘Industry 4.0’ stands for the fourth industrial revolution. Other related terms include the ‘Industrial Internet’ or the ‘Digital Factory’, although neither takes as complete a view. While Industry 3.0 focused on the automation of single machines and processes, Industry 4.0 focuses on the end-to-end digitization of all physical assets and integration into digital ecosystems with value chain partners. Generating, analyzing and communicating data seamlessly underpin the gains promised by Industry ... Read More
  • The 4th Korea-Iran Cooperation Forum- Tehran, May 2016

    Conferences . 1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
    The 4th Korea-Iran Cooperation Forum: New Opportunities and Challenges for Cooperation between Korea and Iran in the Post-Sanctions Era   On May 29th of 2016, KIEP jointly organized 'The 4th Korea-Iran Cooperation Forum' under the title of "New Opportunities and Challenges for Cooperation between Korea and Iran in the Post-Sanctions Era" with the Asan Institute for Policy Studies and the Institute for Trade Studies and Research(ITSR) at the ITSR, Tehran, Iran. The forum aimed at discussing... Read More
  • Major Sources of Import

    External Sector . 1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
  • Major Import Item

    External Sector . 1/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
  • Workshop on “WTO Accession” and “Industrial Policies”

    Events . 1/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
    "Our country's president traveled to Iran recently and during the visit, 90 contracts and MoUs were inked by the two countries in the fields of transportation, watershed management, energy exploration and financing projects to develop the bilateral ties," Dung Jo, an official at the South Korean embassy in Tehran, said. He also announced South Korea's cultural center will also be set up in Iran next year. Noting that Iran and South Korea enjoy the proper understanding of each others' posit... Read More
  • Official: 90 Cooperation Agreements Signed by Iran, S. Korea

    News . 12/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
    "Our country's president traveled to Iran recently and during the visit, 90 contracts and MoUs were inked by the two countries in the fields of transportation, watershed management, energy exploration and financing projects to develop the bilateral ties," Dung Jo, an official at the South Korean embassy in Tehran, said. He also announced South Korea's cultural center will also be set up in Iran next year. Noting that Iran and South Korea enjoy proper understanding of each others' positions... Read More
  • Legal Requirements for Commercialization of Industrial Property In Order to Improve Business Environment

    Abstract of Projects . 12/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Commercialization of intellectual property plays an important role in improving the business environment and is the focus of much attention today because of its contribution to economic development. The main prerequisite for the commercialization of intellectual property is laws protecting intellectual property, a requirement that is met by the Iranian legal system. In this study, we examined the overall role of intellectual property in the economic development. Then, while reviewing... Read More
  • Appropriate Market Regulation Models for Selective Agricultural Products

    Abstract of Projects . 12/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Zorar Permeh   Abstract: The purpose of this research was to find the most useful policy choices for making the best market regulation systems. The research examined the existing market regulations in Iran, the experiences of selective countries, the supply chain methods and modern information techniques. The results indicate that market regulation should be implemented in each sector; thus, the market regulation for agricultural products should be done by Ministry of Agriculture instea... Read More
  • Iranian Economic Outlook

    Abstract of Projects . 11/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Amir Reza Souri  Abstract An analysis of the trends in macroeconomic variables over the past half-decade reflects the most profound experience of stagflation in Iran in recent years. The economic slowdown, rising costs of production, untapped production capacities, exchange rate appreciation, and uncertainties in foreign exchange market, dwindling investments, channeling of financial resources toward unproductive activities, double-digit rates of inflation, etc. are among the major charact... Read More
  • Formulation of Iran’s Trade Policy Document, First Phase: Modifying Import Regulations (Tariff and Non-Tariff Instruments) and Its Institutional Structure

    Abstract of Projects . 11/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Determination of trade policies in the process of economic development and growth has always been a major concern for governments. An integrated and well targeted trade policy, as a tool for the materialization of development strategy objectives can, therefore, significantly contribute to enhancing the efficiency of government economic performance. Trade policy is a set of measures implemented by government in the area of trade. Comprehending the term trade policy needs the careful definition of... Read More
  • Consumer Price Index

    Price Indices . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Establishment and Operation Permits of Manufacture

    Manufacturing and Mining Sector . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Foreign Trade

    External Sector . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Gross Fixed Capital Formation

    National Accounts . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Major Export Destination

    External Sector . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Major Export Item

    External Sector . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • National Account in Current Price

    National Accounts . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Producer Price Index

    Price Indices . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Sectoral Value-added

    National Accounts . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Industry, Mine & Trade at a Glance

    Statistical Reports . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Having the largest economic share of the country, the Industry, Mine, and Trade section of Iran has a vast interaction with other social, economic and political parts of the society. Hence, getting familiar with the current conditions, plans, and policies of the section could provide the addresses with a vivid picture of the position and capability of economy of the country.    To read more click here... Read More
  • Investment guide for mining activities in Iran

    Statistical Reports . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Iran is among the Southeast Asian countries (Middle East) which neighbors Afghanistan and Pakistan in the East, Turkmenistan in the  Northeast, Azerbaijan and Armenia in the Northwest, and Turkey and Iraq in the West. With an area of more than 1648195 km2 this country accommodates more than 75 million people.  To read more click here... Read More
  • Performance Report 2013-2014

    Statistical Reports . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Nearly a year passed since eleventh government took office  and  now  it's  time  to  take  a  look  at  the  picture we have from IMIDRO's past, its current situation and perspective ahead. In fact, Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization has established with the aim of development and founding basis of mine and mining industries sector progress and in early years of past decade, managed to emerge worthy of a development organization in steel, aluminum, copper, gold,... Read More
  • The list of Investment Priorities in the Industry, Mine, and Trade

    Statistical Reports . 11/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The list of Investment Priorities in the Industry, Mine, and Trade is codified according to the Ministry of Industry, Mine, and Trade Plans, and is accessible at the MIMT portal for the honorable investors. (www.mimt.gov.ir) The investing capabilities of the I.R. of Iran are specified on the basis of Mineral Resources, Oil, Gas, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Young Capable & Professional Human Resources and the factors such as Low Price Energy Resources, Middle Asia & Middle East potential mark... Read More
  • Identification of the causes of the lack of timely availability of working capital for Iranian small and medium-sized enterprises

    Abstract of Projects . 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Roohallah Noori Abstract Despite the critical role of small and medium sized enterprises in economic development of Iran, they face difficulties such as problem of timely availability of working capital. As such, the main purpose of this study is to investigate roots and causes of this issue, as the most challenging problem of SMEs. So, this applied and descriptive study was done using qualitative data collection method and through selected managers in small and medium sized companies loca... Read More
  • Innovations and Shortcomings of the New Commercial Bill

    Abstract of Projects . 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Dr. Behnam Ghaffari  Abstract The Government and the Parliament, in recent years, have been seeking to replace the currently in force Commercial Act, because it is too old and does not meet today's needs. In this context, after many ups and downs, an Act entitled "the Commercial Bill" was approved by the Judicial and Legal Commission of the Parliament in January 2012. In April 2012, and according to Principle 85 of the Constitution of I.R. Iran, the Parliament agreed with the tentative a... Read More
  • Identification of export and investment opportunities of Iran

    Abstract of Projects . 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Mitra Rahmani Abstract This research seeks to identify export and investment opportunities in the industrial sector of Iran by studying regional and global demand. By identifying regional (countries mentioned in the 20-Year Vision of I.R. Iran) and global demands and denoting imported goods with increasing share in 20 year period ending in 2010, as well as determining the potentials of export and production of Iran, we endeavored to highlight the goods that contribute to an active role of ... Read More
  • Investigating the possibility of establishing a preferential trade agreement with the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

    Abstract of Projects . 11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Samira Golkaran Moghaddam Abstract Throughout the recent decades, and in line with its policy of economic growth and development, Iran has been striving to increase its share in global trade. To this end, establishing new linkages and creating access to new markets can be very effective. For the identification of potential target markets, the potentials that these markets have for the exports of Iranian goods need to be identified. In this respect, due to lower transportation costs, region... Read More
  • Feasibility Study of Packaging Management Institutions for the Islamic Republic of Iran

    Abstract of Projects . 11/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Dr. Roohallah Noori   Abstract: There is Gap between the layers of government and firms of the packaging industry in Iran. Also, Iran has no activity in the international network of packaging industry. There is ambiguity in the main activities associated with policy making, management and monitoring of the packaging industry, institutions, and organizations related to these activities and mechanism of communication and interaction among them. This ambiguity and lack of integrity can be ... Read More
  • Formulating Guidelines for the Promotion of Exports in Halal Food to the Global Market

    Abstract of Projects . 11/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Bita Norouzi Abstract                                                                                                                                                                      One of the main results of this study, along with devising a scientific framework for formulating the guidelines for promoting halal food exports of Iran, is to provide some strategies and plans for growth processes in Iranian halal food exports. They are manifested to guide exporters of Iranian halal food... Read More
  • Evaluation of competitiveness of Iran’s copper industry

    Abstract of Projects . 11/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Dr. Ebrahim Ali Razini   Abstract: Copper plays a major role in the economic development of countries, and in fact, has a correlation with growth in industrial products. Thus, copper industry can also play an important role in the economic development and become a major source of foreign currency revenues of the country. This Study seeks to assess the competitiveness Iran's copper industry. In order to assess and calculate competitiveness, the unit cost (UC) ratio was used. This inde... Read More
  • The Future of Automotive Industry in Iran

    Abstract of Projects . 11/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Bahare Oryani Abstract The main purpose of this project is a futurological study of automotive industry in Iran emphasizing on passenger cars. A review on the evolution of the car industry global value chain showed that this industry has been moving toward integration and outsourcing. While, referring to the successful countries experience (such as India, China, Turkey) and unsuccessful countries (such as Russia), the best way to develop the car industry is joint venture investment contrac... Read More
  • Iran’s Automotive Industry, Opportunities & Challenges ahead

    Reports . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Iran' Auto Industry has strong backward linkage with the other economic sectors. It is ranked as the 2nd industry in terms of backward linkages (out of 23 manufacturing industry). Therefore, the automotive industry can be regarded as one of the key industrial growth movers in Iran.   Click here to download: Iran’s Automotive Industry: Opportunities & Challenges ahead... Read More
  • A Survey on Legal Aspects of the Draft Act on Commercial Advertisement (A Critical Analysis of Commercial Advertisement: National Production Protection & Consumer Protection Approach)

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Forough Mostafa Montaqami Abstract   This study surveys the laws and regulations related to a commercial advertisement in Iran, the USA, and Turkey. The main objective of this study is doing a research in order to present some recommendations to modify the text of Iran's "Draft Act on Commercial Advertisement”. The Draft Act is also analyzed in this research. The approaches of selected international institutions and organizations to the commercial advertisement are surveyed as well. The fi... Read More
  • Appropriate Policies and Strategies in the Field of Imports Under Intensified, Reduced or Eliminated Sanctions

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Dr. Alireza Garshasbi  Abstract The imports of goods and services have a critical role in continuing production, market regulation, and exports in Iran. Facilitation of imports, therefore, decreases economic costs of the country. The intensification of economic sanctions in the period 2010-2012 reduced oil revenues and stopped services related to trade. The Central Bank of Iran was also sanctioned. The result was a shortage of foreign exchange supplies, an increase in foreign exchange rates,... Read More
  • Designing the Inter-agency Coordination Mechanism for Trade and Transport

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Elnaz Miandoabchi Abstract      Foreign Trade is among the fundamental elements of a country’s economy. One of government responsibilities in this respect is to provide the conditions for fast, efficient and costly trade transactions. The efficiency of a trade transaction depends on various factors which contribute to the exchange of goods, information and money. These factors comprise a wide spectrum of policies, regulations, services such as transportation and logistics, insurance, banking... Read More
  • Documentary Studies of the Sixth Development Plan with an emphasis on assessing the performance of industry, mining and trade sectors

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Rezvan Aghamirzaee Abstract One of the principles of programming in any system is designing programs based on the objectives envisaged in the system. In economic planning, the success of economic policies depends on full coordination among commercial, industrial, monetary, fiscal and foreign exchange policies and objectives. As the Government is soon going to start formulating the Sixth Development Plan, and due to the dramatic changes that the world economy witnessed in the past decade and... Read More
  • An analysis of the effects of credit policies on investment in major economic sectors

    Abstract of Projects . 11/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Ahmad Tashkini   Abstract The aim of this research is to analyze economic effects of credit policies on major economic sectors in Iran’s Economy, emphasizing on industry and mining sectors.  To do so, we employed three methodological approaches: descriptive statistical analysis of macroeconomic data; taking expert opinions; and an econometric system of equations using the seemingly unrelated regression method for annual data in the period 1973-2012. Our results show that especially in man... Read More
  • Designing the Comprehensive Model for Commercializing University Research with the Delphi Approach

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract This study was conducted to present a comprehensive model for the commercialization of university research. For this purpose, the exploratory and comparative approach was used to study and review of the literature to identify activities and commercialization process steps and the most important factors were recognized that affecting commercialization. Then, each recognized factors are classified based on Tri-Category (3c) theory in three categories: context, structure and content and... Read More
  • The Dynamic Business Cycle Co-movements: The Case of Iran with Other ECO Countries

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract The new international economic theories indicate that the business cycles co-movements are important in order to develop regional trade agreement (RTA), in particular optimal currency area (OCA). This paper investigates the major determinants of Dynamic Business Cycle Co-movements in Iran with other ECO countries introducing a new and dynamic cross correlation index, during 1993-2012 and using System GMM methods. The results show that an increase of trade and financial transaction... Read More
  • An Analysis of Effects of Services Trade Liberalization on Total Factor Productivity: A Case Study of Selected Developing Countries

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Service trade has a key role in structure variation of world economy in recent years, and it has an increasing share in the total world trade. In recent decades, most of both developed and developing countries paid attention to services trade liberalization  due to the effects that it has on productivity and job creation. In this study we employ panel data by using data from 1995 to 2009 for a set of 21 developing countries in an attempt to investigate the impact of services trade li... Read More
  • An Interoperability Measurement Model in Inter Organizational Relationships

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Collaboration between firms that are operating in manufacturing industries is inevitable for various reasons. Nevertheless, this partnership is not always successful. One of the most important reasons for this is the lack of interoperability between them. Interoperability is discussed at different levels and several indicators are included. In the past, interoperability has been discussed greatly in the field of information technologies, but now it is also discussed from organization... Read More
  • Legal Study of Effects of Legislation on E-Marketing: with Emphasis on Finished Cost Reduction

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Legislation is considered as an important factor in progress of electronic marketing. Since E-Marketing reduces the costs of advertisements and marketing, it has considerable importance. Electronic marketing is one of the methods of FCR. However, enterprises will not be persuaded to e-marketing unless the digital environment of e-marketing is technically and legally safe. A part of this obligation should be performed by Law. Since this important issue has not been studied in Iranian legal litera... Read More
  • Tourism Expenditures and Value Added of Economic Sectors: Evidence from Developing Countries

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Tourism is a multidisciplinary activity that involves several activities and need various skills, hence, its benefits can spread over to other sectors of the economy. This paper investigates the relationship between tourism expenditures and value added of agricultural, manufacturing and services sectors for developing countries during 1995-2011, using P-VECM and FMOLS methods. The results of Granger causality test in P-VECM framework indicate that there is no short-run causality link between tou... Read More
  • Economic Globalization and Environmental Sustainability: A Comparison between Developing and Developed Countries

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Public concerns regarding environmental consequences of globalization and increasing economic activities, both have been very important in international relations since 1980s. This paper compares the environmental impacts of economic globalization between developed and developing countries, using panel data model for the period 2005-2011. This article used new composite environmental sustainability index FEEM. Results indicate that the impact of economic globalization on environmental sustainabi... Read More
  • Product Market Power, Industry Structure and Corporate Earnings Management

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    In this study, the relationship between market power and industry-level competition with earnings sustainability were investigated. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the market power and industry-level competition and earnings sustainability in listed companies on the Tehran Stock Exchange. To achieve this goal, the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index, Lerner and Adjusted Lerner index as competition measures were considered. Our sample consists of 155 firms for the period 1386 to 1391. In additio... Read More
  • The Rights of Credit Issuing Bank in Supposing of Beneficiary’s Fraud

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    One of the most widespread tools of payment in the international contract is to pay for documentary credits. Because it provides for the parties to the transaction the greatest guarantee and the numerous risk of the international transaction will be decreased due to the existence of independent character of documentary credits in this kind of payment. According to this feature opener of credit have to perform their obligation to the payment of documentary credit money and the objections relating... Read More
  • Assessing the Competitiveness of Copper Industry (A Case Study of National Iranian Copper Company)

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Copper consumption is highly correlated with industrial production and exports of copper generates substantial foreign exchange. Thus, the competitiveness of this  industry is important to evaluate this matter, unit cost indicators were used to show domestic and export competitiveness and comparative advantage of the industry. The effects of targeting subsidies and the increase in exchange rato were also simulated.... Read More
  • Oil Price Shocks and Economic Fluctuations in Iran in Context of a New Keynesian Open Economy Model

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Oil is one of the main revenue resource and the fundamental input in production process in oil exporting countries; so that oil price fluctuations can cause instability in the key macroeconomic variables in an oil-rich country like Iran. In this paper, to investigate the effect of oil price shocks on the macroeconomic variables of Iran, a Multi Sectors Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium model, with emphasis on optimization of oil sector as a producing sector and considering the s... Read More
  • The Effect of Economic Security on Gross Domestic Product in Selected Countries of G77

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Improving economic growth and study the factors affecting production has been one of the main concerns of economists in any period of time, especially in recent  decades. Recently, improving the relationship between people and reduce the  possibility of conflicts in human relations have been considered by institutional economists. Having desirable economic growth has been one of precedences any economic regime. In order to achieve this goal, economists have tried determining effective factors on... Read More
  • Legal Bases of Trade Mark Protection

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Trade marks have basically come into view following the boom in commercial transactions and competition among enterprises and companies. It is claimed that domestic and foreign protections of the trademarks play significant roles in the economic improvement and development of countries. However, research has shown that in Iran, there are some shortcomings in the legal protection of trademarks. The obstacles to legal protection of trade marks involve: lack of specialized courts on tra... Read More
  • Legal Bases Ruling on the One Man`s Company

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract The new bill of trade act has allowed the establishment of one man`s company in the form of limited company. These companies may look contrary to the rules governing the corporation contract. Is this in line with needs of trade activists and how can such  companies be compared to corporation contracts is the subject of this article. We also look at the company act of India and China. Meaning, history and the way of  founding and managing these companies and legal bases of these compa... Read More
  • Assessment Pricing Strategies of Iranian Exporters in International Markets (Approaches to Dynamic Panel Data)

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Variations of exchange rates play an important role on the policies and pricing strategies of Iranian exporters in international markets. Therefore, for the total sample of 48 market destinations during the period 1992-2012, assessment of the degree of pricing to market is the main purpose of this study. In order to determine the factors affecting the Iranian export price, we use the advanced dynamic panel data methods (such as pooled mean group, the system generalized method of moments and the ... Read More
  • A Comparative Review of Separation Description in Commercial Documents with Independent Principle in the Letters of Credit

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract   Commercial documents in opposition to civil documents whose credit is dependent on the validity of legal relation have principally an independent existence from the transactions and basic relations and are dependent on theirselves. On this basis, the credit and commercial documents values are separate from the basic relations that are the cause of their creation. The separation character of commercial documents is applicable on the separation of legal relation causing the docume... Read More
  • Legal Survey on Capability of Privatization of Public Domain (Comparative Study of Iran and France)

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Due to ineffectiveness of state owned enterprises, privatization is considered as a proper economic policy of many countries. No doubt for a successful privatization, along with the economic aspects, understanding the legal aspects of privatization is important. One of the issues, is capability of privatization of public domain. Public domain is inalienable. Now the question is whether or not state can transfer public domain to private sector? Therefore, this article is based on comparative-anal... Read More
  • Mapping Brand Association Network Using Brand Concept Map

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    In competitive conditions of the market to obtain a suitable position in customers' minds in a way that they are loyal to the company is important. Brand associations play a significant role in today's marketing plans of corporations and have also received a great deal of attention across various marketing and consumer researches. The goal of this thesis is to elicit core and first-order brand associations from policy holder`s (customers) of Mellat Insurance Company using Brand Concept Maps (BCM... Read More
  • Investigation of Third Party's Trademark Fair Use Doctrine on the Introduction of Goods and Services

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The legal system over trademarks has continually been trying to prevent any breach of trade marks by providing preparatory measures. The fair use doctrine on the introduction of following goods and service is of the exceptions related to use of trademark. Based on this doctrine, the trademark of third party is used to introduce its following goods and service or to comment, criticize or praise the owner of that trademark. Such a use necessitates compliance with some conditions in which non-compl... Read More
  • The Effect of Governance and Intellectual Property Right on Knowledge Spillover in Selected Developing Countries

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The role of knowledge and component of the knowledge-based in economic activities in order to achieve continuous and sustainable economic growth and development are of particular importance. So, the factors determining the knowledge spillovers are important. Hence, the present study using panel data approach; evaluates the effect of governance and intellectual property right on knowledge spillovers (the channel of imports and foreign direct investment) in selected developing during the period 20... Read More
  • Comparative Study of Legal Aspects of Electronic Commerce Single Window

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    In the current competitive world, countries which use new instruments in order to facilitate commercial activities in terms of speed and cost; are more successful. One of these innovative instruments is “Commercial Single Window’ that gives merchants the opportunity to refer to one single unit instead of being obliged to refer to various related units in export and import industry for filling the required uniform  forms. This instrument makes import or export of goods less expensive and less tim... Read More
  • The Effects of Macroeconomic Variables on Industry Sub Sectors Value Added: An Econometrics Approach

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This research aims to evaluate the impacts of macro factors of inflation and real effective exchange rate along with resource productivity, number of staff, raw material importation, exportation of industrial items, and capital on value added of industries. In order to achieve this goal, a system model is utilized and calculated in panel data method by help of simultaneous equation. data is extracted from nine main subsectors of Iran industries during 1370 to 1390. It is observed that real effec... Read More
  • Determining Location and Capacity of Members in a Closed Loop Supply Chain

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Reusing, recycling and recovering parts and materials have recently gained a lot of attentions. This paper deals with a closed-loop supply chain management. After literature review, a comprehensive model which avoids their short comings is presented. Then, to evalute the model, car battey recycling center with a closed-loop supply chain with a ten years period was chosen as a case study. The results were approved by experts.... Read More
  • The Impact of Economic Sanctions on Composition of Major Trade Partners of Iran (1992-2013)

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The main purpose of this study is to assess the impact of economic sanctions on composition of major trade partners of Iran (1992-2013). For this purpose, sanctions have been divided into limited, moderate and extensive sanctions based on the scales provided by Hufbauer and presented by two dummy variables in the model. Then, the impact of this dummy variables along with other variables in the model's share of trade with partners have been estimated by Panel data analysis. The model structure of... Read More
  • The Effect of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) on Trade Development of Industry

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    In recent years, information and communication technology has been introduced as one of the most important economic and industrial development factors in countries and especially high-tech industries. It was highly effective in promoting and growth of industry and for overtaking other competitors in the global business area. Therefore, according to the importance of information and communication of technology (ICT), in development of industries trade, it is necessary to analyze the role of it in... Read More
  • The Effect of Islamic Symbols in Packaging on Purchase Intention of Food Consumers

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Objective: Consumer purchase intention depends on the probability of meeting his expectation but while buying under time pressure; it depends on Point of Sales (POS) communications. Packaging is one of the most important factors influencing consumer decisions in POS. This research aims to investigate the effect of Islamic symbols in food packaging on purchase intention of Muslim consumers. Method: This research is applied by objective and descriptive-survey by nature and method. Gathered dat... Read More
  • The Criticism of Precedent, Based on the Foundation of Protection of Trademark

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Trademark law consists of legal and specially economic foundations. Thus, the requirement of related judgments is the awareness of its foundations. The aim of trademark law is  facilitating of trade in market and achieving of economic efficiency ,beside the consideration of moral normative. So it's important that the consequence of judgment accords with the ambition of trademark law. Nonetheless, nowadays to what extent judgments are based on foundations? Theses day to what extent judgments fulf... Read More
  • A Hybrid Fuzzy Approach Using AHP and Topsis Methods to Prioritize the Export Target Markets of Pistachio in Iran, Yazd

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Today, commercial enterprises have to interact with global markets in order to keep ahead of the competition. Basically, to reduce the national dependence on oil and gas exports, indeed we need meticulous attention to non-oil exports in Iran. The current study intends to prioritize the target markets of Iran’s pistachio by using qualitative and quantitative factors. The quantitative indices are derived from each target market through FAO and TRADEMAP statistical reports. The quality indicators i... Read More
  • Surveying the Influence of Inputs on the Cost Function of Refah Bank and the Possibility of Inputs Substitution

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The purpose of this paper was to estimate the cost function and the inputs share function of the Refah Bank using 1990-2010 data, and to calculate own and cross price elasticities of inputs. The results show that inputs of the Refah Bank are substitutes for each other and the cross elasticity of physical capital and manpower exceeds that of manpower and physical capital. The results also reveal that Refah Bank enjoys increasing return in expanding its activities.... Read More
  • General Rules Governing Guarantee Contracts in International Trade

    Commercial Surveys . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Nowadays, in accordance with  multiplicity and unpredictability of commercial and non-commercial risks in international trde field, providing security  in international commercial contracts has gained significant importance. Contracts which provide guarantee in international trade field, by regarding these two necessities , have the responsibility of providing guarantee and security in all types of international commercial contracts with each of them due to specific qualities  and merchants's re... Read More
  • Organizing Unlicensed Guilds in Iran: Causes and Mechanism for Reforms

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract This study tries to identify main reasons to make business owners to quit business licenses permits in their enterprises (businesses) in our country and whether these reasons are related to rules or administrative process,.So one of the main purposes of this study is that what are these factors? Other part of this study considers governmental policies and macroeconomic decisions which are taken by policy makers and the impacts of these policies on reaction of business owners to get b... Read More
  • Identifying the Most Important Determinants of Brand Identity and Its Consequences

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Brands of products and servises are one of the most important factors affecting the success of manufacturing and service companies. Brand can be studied from different angles, the most unique aspect of brand from its identity. So, the aim of this study was identifying  the major factors affecting brand identity and consequences of it. This research, in terms of purpose is applied and in terms of nature is survey. Statiscal community of peresent study was the Etka Chain Stores of Hamadan customer... Read More
  • Study the Possibility of Establishing Business Relations with Countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    In recent decades Iran's economic development policy has been to add to  its share of world trade. Therefore, the establishment of new possibilits of developing bilateral or multilateral trade relations of Iran with other countries and identifying opportunities and setting priorities for the development of trade relations with these countries is targeted. The aim of this study is to investigate the possibility of expanding trade relations with South Asian countries. These countries include Af... Read More
  • The Effect of Internet Banking Services Features on Customer Satisfaction (Case Study: Refah Bank of Tehran)

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    As electronic banking emerges as a new service in banking, the quality of electronic services becomes an important competitive advantage in banking and has a direct effect on customer satisfaction. This research investigates the effect of internet banking services quality aspects on customer satisfaction of Refah Bank in Tehran. Research hypothesizes Test the effect of fulfillment, information security, system accessibility and ease of use on customer satisfaction in Refah Bank of Tehran. Statis... Read More
  • The Impact of Working Capital Policy on Stock Price Crash Risk

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This research aims to investigate the impact of working capital policy on stock price crash risk during 1388-92. To test the research’s hypotheses, the Logistic regression and correlation coefficient and also t-test and to data analysis and testing the research’s hypotheses, the EVIEWS software are used. The results suggest that the company management can, by using various strategies related to working capital, affect the company's liquidity and these strategies can affect the risk and ret... Read More
  • An Analysis of Methods of Branding in Petroleum and Related Industries

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Applying methods of branding in oil and related industries amounts to a better recognition of Iran’s petroleum industry and creation of a positive image of it, inside and outside of the country; and by global branding and increasing confidence in consumers and financers will increase the rate of domestic and foreign financings. An endeavor to make universal brands in petroleum industry and to gain the ground  in reaching such an advantage could encourage and underline economic growth and develop... Read More
  • Analyzing the Competitive Advantage in Honey Production in Iran

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Recognizing the potential of a country's exports is important for exporting. So the identification of goods comparative advantages in the country is necessary and can cause to access competitive advantage of products in the global level. In this article, index of competitive advantage in the export of natural honey in the country for 2009-2013 are calculated. For this purpose, the index of Unit Cost (UC) and constant market share (CMS) are computed. Iran has competitive advantage in productio... Read More
  • Liberalization Commitments on Trade in Construction and Related Engineering Services: Experiences of Countries Acceded to the WTO

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This paper studies the liberalization commitments on trade in construction and related engineering services of countries acceded to the WTO. For this purpose, the degree of trade liberalization commitments on the construction and related eengineering services of these countries have been estimated. According to the findings based on the experiences, a number of scenarios have been presented for Iran’s construction and related eengineering services liberalization commitments in its process of WTO... Read More
  • Presenting an Oprational Model to Perform Memetic Marketing in Organizations

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The word “memetic” derived from “mimic” that means imitation. Acording to memetic, attitudes, behaviors, thoughts, and beliefs, as well as viruses can be transmitted from one person to another. It is an idea, a thought, or a concept which can be passed between minds. It can be anything from a catchy tune you adopt unwittingly, which you keep humming subconsciously through slogan from a commercial, to intricate and abstract ideas of grand design or the Big Bang. All of these have been passed into... Read More
  • Potentials for Joint Ventures in Large and Chain Stores of Iran

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    One way to modernize product distribution system is to develop large and chain stores  which will not happen without spending high costs and   having specialized knowledge. Using the capacity of foreign investors is an approach to accelerate reaching developmental goals. The purpose of this article is to study foreign investment especially joint investment in developing large and chain stores. Results show that despite country's demand to develop such stores, Iran is not ranked among the first 3... Read More
  • Iran's Comparative Advantage in Hi-Tech Exports

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Iran is mainly an exporter of medium- technology industrial goods in two groups: lower medium and upper medium. They account for about two thirds of country's whole exports. In the meantime, it is a big importer of industrial goods with upper medium technology which account for about one third of country's whole imports. There are no significant relationships between technology level and tariff rates but there is a direct relationship between tariff rates and import shares in different technolog... Read More
  • Evaluation of Comparative Advantage in Iranian Aluminum Industry by DRC

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    One of effective elements in finding the appropriate outward oriented strategies for every country is the comparative advantage in the production and exports of goods (Manufacturing Industries). In this regard, numerous measures have been taken by economists to measure comparative advantage of countries. This paper addresses the comparative advantage of Iranian Aluminum Industry based on Domestic Resource Cost Method (on the basis of Industrial Accounts). Due to taking advantage of up-to-date, s... Read More
  • Upgrading Low Quality Goods with Emphasis on Asymmetric Information

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Today, despite widespread presence of low-quality goods in many markets and that many producers have the ability to improve the quality of their product, but They are reluctant to improve their quality. This article uses information economy to identify the reasons for this and tries to eliminate them and to improve the quality of products. The results show that information asymmetry in the market is a major reason for the widespread presence of low quality products on the market. According to Th... Read More
  • Investigating the Relationship Between Macroeconomic Variables and Stock Prices in the Stock Market

    Abstract of Paper . 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This study aimed to determine the relationship between the growth rate of the stock price index and a set of macroeconomic variables such as inflation, exchange rate growth, liquidity and economic growth. In this study, quarterly data for the period 1371-1388 using a Vector Auto Regression model, have been analyzed. The results suggest that long-term equilibrium relationship between macroeconomic variables and stock price index was significant and the shocks of inflation and exchange rates have ... Read More
  • Iran can be Europe's strategic partner in the region

    News . 10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Shata reporting from IRNA-  In an address during the opening ceremony of the center which was attended by more than 100 business people from Iran and Germany, Mr. Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh said that the center could be a good point of start for revival of cooperation between Iran and Germany. He added, “We have had good trade ties with Germany in the past and the volume of our trade transactions stood at 7-8 billion Euros before the sanctions.”  He went on to say,  "now with the nuclear deal whi... Read More
  • Economic ties with China are long term and strategic

    News . 10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
    SHATA News Agency – In a meeting with director of advisors committee of international research and development section of China's social science academy, Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh said that in the new area the level of cooperation between Iran and China will not decrease but will sure increase and with the blend of capabilities two sides can synergize their capacities in a proper manner. Referring to the two sides' willingness to benefit from each other's markets, he said I.R. Iran stands as the ... Read More
  • Final contract for joint venture production of three products .....

    News . 10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Final contract for joint venture production of three products signed with Peugeot at the presence of Iran's minister of industry, trade and mine  According to Shata News agency, the contract was signed by managing director of Iran Khodro, Hashem Yekke-Zare, and deputy managing director of Peugeot-Citroen company, Jean-Christophe Quemard to coproduce three products of 208, 301 and 2008, of which the 2008 will then be introduced to market from February 2017. This model will be offered at a pric... Read More
  • Minister of industry, mine and trade met with Russian minister ....

    News . 10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Minister of industry, mine and trade met with Russian minister of economic development in 20th Russian large economic forum in St. Petersburg Shata reporting from IRIB news agency; Minister of industry, mine and trade, Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh met with Russian minister of economic development. In this meeting which happened during the 20th Russian economic forum in Saint Petersburg, the two sides emphasized on removal of barriers for expansion transactions between Iranian-Russian major banks ... Read More
  • Empirical Analysis of Purchasing Power Parity in Iran with Structural Break

    Abstract of Paper . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract The purpose of this study is to empirically investigate the theory of Purchasing Power Parity for Iran during 1339-1391. In order to do this, Zivot-Andrews and Lee Strazicich unit root tests, which take the possibility of structural breaks into consideration, have been used. According to the results, the null hypothesis of Zivot-Andrews and Lee Strazicich unit root tests for the real exchange rate, i.e. there exists unit root, could not be rejected, and thus, it cannot be concluded t... Read More
  • Rankings the Suppliers Using SMADM: Martel and Zaras method (Alborz Production Group)

    Commercial Surveys . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract In recent years organizations for a stay in the competition and obtain customers satisfaction has paid more attention to the supply chain. However now the competition isn't between companies but this competition is between their supply chains. Now choosing suitable supplier as one of the components of the supply chain is a strategic success key. In this paper, we identify the most important criteria and check whether this criterion is general? And can include all aspects of choosing... Read More
  • Investigating the Effect of Strategic Leadership on Competitive Advantage with the Mediating Role of Innovation Ambidexterity (Study of Manufacturing Firms in Arak)

    Commercial Surveys . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Gaining and sustaining the competitive advantage in today turbulent environment is an obsession of corporate managers. Manufacturing firms while investing in R & D, worry about the innovations driven by these researchers and their effect on the firm’s position in the market. In other words, the balance between innovation exploration and innovation exploitation (innovation ambidexterity) and its effect on firm’s competitive advantage is an important question of such firms. What is mis... Read More
  • Prevention of Company Bankruptcy in International Trade Law

    Commercial Surveys . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Bankruptcy is such a problem that, especially in countries based on the free market economy, is growing nowadays, and naturally confronting with this problem, particularly in widespread bankruptcies of commercial companies, is necessary. One of the solutions to deal with the negative effects of bankruptcy is the prevention of its occurrence, which, as preventive bankruptcy, has been considered by national and international organizations. In this regard, the measures were taken by t... Read More
  • Iran's Trade Costs and Its Effective Factors

    Commercial Surveys . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Despite the extent of international trade barriers, direct measurement of trade barriers and trade costs for large numbers of countries in long periods is hardly possible in practice due to severe data limitations. To avoid this problem, present study introduces a micro-founded measure of aggregate bilateral trade costs and as a practical application computes bilateral trade costs for a number of Iran's major export trading partners. Based on results, over 1995 to 2010, Iran's trade ... Read More
  • Exchange Rate Pass-Through in Pricing Chain in Iran

    Commercial Surveys . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Effects of exchange rate on pricing chain are a challenging issue in the Iranian economy. Depending on the extent to which every price may be affected, changes in the exchange rate can have impacts on relative prices. In this paper, we have examined the effects of changes in the exchange rate on pricing chain. To assess exchange rate pass-through in pricing chain, we have used time series data for 1990:2-2007:1. Our results show that exchange rate pass-through in pricing chain is "imperfect" suc... Read More
  • Supporting Studies and Documents for WTO Accession

    Major Research Projects . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract After finalizing the JCPOA working framework with the world powers in July, given the critical role of global economic integration in Iran’s new economic strategy, finalizing WTO membership has become a top priority for the Iranian government. As the largest non-member economy in the world, Iran’s full membership will be a win-win situation for the global economy. Iran applied for WTO membership in July 1996, but progress has been glacial. The WTO only began to consider its membershi... Read More
  • Iranian Comprehensive Trade Policy Document

    Major Research Projects . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract With accelerated growth of international trade and increasing inclination toward trade liberalization and open economic policies in the past decade, the importance of formulating a comprehensive trade policy package cannot be overemphasized. However, for years, Iranian policymakers have neglected the need for a comprehensive document, which would detail Iranian trade policies in different sectors and explain how they relate to other policy goals of the country such as industrial and ... Read More
  • Integrating Industrial, Trade and Technology policies in Iran; the Case for Medical Devices and Biopharmaceuticals

    Major Research Projects . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Global trends indicate that industries affiliated with the healthcare technology, with a net profit margin of %21, ranked among the most profitable industries in 2015. The aging population in the developed countries, increasing healthcare expenditure and technology improvements are among the major contributors to this trend. Iran, as a developing economy, has ambitions to transform itself into a knowledge-based economy and Iranian policymakers are trying to find knowledge-intensive i... Read More
  • Planning for Petrochemical Industries

    Major Research Projects . 10/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Three main categories of Iranian petrochemical industries, upstream, mid-stream and downstream, exhibit extremely different behavior in terms of their added-value, employment, product diversification and technological development. It is soundly established in ITSR’s previous studies that moving down the petrochemical supply chain, positive impacts of aforementioned variables are reinforced. However, Iranian petrochemical policies have mainly focused on developing upstream projects, g... Read More
  • Investigating the Economic Convergence of Member Countries of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO): Spatial Panel Econometrics

    Commercial Surveys . 10/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Regionalism is a prerequisite for trade liberalization and results in economic and monetary cooperation and leads to political and security convergence in the advanced stages. In recent years, the effectiveness of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in the process of regionalism has aroused a great deal of interest in both academic and political circles. The main objective of this paper is to examine the economic convergence among 10 members of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in ... Read More
  • Enhancing Productivity and Competitiveness in Mining Industry

    Major Research Projects . 10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract The project explores the policy space available for Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) to formulate competitiveness-enhancing solutions for Iranian mining industry.... Read More
  • CBI’s Monetary Policy Implications for Industrial and Mining Sectors

    Major Research Projects . 10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Cheap credit is considered to be the main determinant of growth in these sectors. Therefore strengthening development banks, harnessing inflation and avoiding substitution effects between resources from public and private investors, are recommended. ​​... Read More
  • Retrospective Analysis of Iranian Customs Exemptions Program in Border-Based Trade Terminals

    Major Research Projects . 10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Legal and administrative challenges, along with nascent investments in infrastructure and business organization have hindered the emergence of flourishing businesses in border-based trade terminals, except for those with a focus on low-end services.... Read More
  • Enhancing Competitiveness by Encouraging Mergers

    Major Research Projects . 10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract Steel and pharmaceutical industries were investigated to define the potential candidates for mergers, along with a comprehensive  analysis of legal and organizational challenges of implementing such initiatives. A policy  package is proposed to facilitate mergers in these two industries... Read More
  • Iranian Trade Influence in Middle Eastern and Central Asian Markets

    Major Research Projects . 10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract The absence of bilateral free-trade agreements is the main obstacle in expanding Iranian products in these markets.  Moreover, coordination of political and trade diplomacy could prepare the ground for long-term and prosperous trade relations.... Read More
  • Developing a Franchise Model for Iranian Micro Retailers

    Major Research Projects . 10/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Abstract The Iranian retail market is dominated by small and traditional micro-retailers. The productivity costs of this structure  could not be neglected, especially given the costs it imposes on the end consumer. This research explores pragmatic models to scale up these small retailers.... Read More
  • French Economic Diplomacy: Lessons for Iran.

    Opinion . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Economic Diplomacy is a new concept yet to be dealt with in detail in the political-economy-related literature in Iran, lacking the required theoretical frameworks. Studying and learning from conceptualizations, strategies, and operational programs in countries well advanced in this area can contribute to the development of new concepts and approaches and planning in the area of economic diplomacy in Iran. France is among countries that have in recent years taken new initiatives in its economic ... Read More
  • Requirements for Successful Implementation of Targeted Subsidy with Emphasis on the Experiences of the First Step and Successful Countries

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The first step of targeted subsidy reform was implemented in the late of 1389. The main purpose of this was to reform the price regime, optimal allocations of resources and proper redistribution of subsidy. The first step faced with shortcomings and successes which considering them has a vital role in the most effective implementation of the next steps. Price increases, distributing the resources among household, support the manufacturing sector and the government interventions are the main issu... Read More
  • The Effects of Exchange Rate Appreciation on Financial Stability of Banking Sector

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Applying Balance Sheet Approach, the effects of exchange rate appreciation on the financial stability of banking sector is investigated during 1380-1388. In balance sheet approach, Net Financial Position (NFP) Index is used to measure financial stability. This index equals financial assets minus financial liabilities divided by total assets. To test the effect of exchange rate appreciation, NFP index is calculated after exchange rate appreciation. Results show that due to the low financial relat... Read More
  • The Role of Exchange Transaction Center on Sanctions Impacts Management in Import Sector

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The sanction against Iran in 2010-2012 intensified, oil exchange revenue collapsed and services to import sector stopped and Central Bank of Iran sanctioned. So, the exchange rate fluctuation was an important result of those sanctions. In that period, Exchange Transaction Center and allocating exchange at ten priority system were the most important public policy of the government to deal with sanctions. The role of Exchange Transaction Center on sanctions impacts management in import sector is t... Read More
  • National Business System and Iran's Accession to the WTO Case Study: China Accession to the WTO

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This paper argues that Iran shall consider the issue of accession to the WTO in the context of international competitiveness of Iranian firms. To look for lessons from other successful countries, it suggests that Iran shall strengthen its domestic economic base, and implement several domestic reforms to enjoy a fruitful accession. In other words, Iranian policymakers shall follow the accession plan with the aim of the favorable business system as well as strengthen competitiveness of Iranian fir... Read More
  • The Effect of Selected Marketing Mix Elements on Brand Equity Case Study: Mobile Phones Brand

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    In today’s world markets are highly competitive and customers are the focus of companies. In consumer markets, brands are the main points of differentiation between the competitive presentations. The increase in the value of the brand in the minds of customers means the company can gain greater benefits in its shadow. Brand equity is one of the assets that retains the value of the company and lead to customer loyalty. Hence it is critical for the success of the company. The purpose of this study... Read More
  • Concept of Place of Business in UNCITRAL Electronic Communications Convention

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    One of the common criteria for applying the international conventions is that the place of business is located in the member states. UNCITRAL Electronic Communication Convention (2005) the last codified document in electronic commerce while does not provide a definition from the place of business; states that the places of business are located in different states and without the necessity of its membership in the convention as a measure of the ability to apply it. Place of business which means a... Read More
  • Liberalization Commitments on Trade in Telecommunication: Experiences of Countries Acceded to the WTO

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This paper studies the liberalization commitments on trade in telecommunication services of countries acceded to the WTO. For this purpose, the degree of trade liberalization commitments on the telecommunication services of these countries has been estimated. According to the findings based on the experiences, a number of scenarios have been presented for Iran’s telecommunication services liberalization commitments in its process of WTO accession.... Read More
  • An empirical study on bank branches performance measurement and prioritizing based on Balanced Scorecard model (BSC), Applying: Factor analysis method

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Financial organizations , particularly banks  as main resources of finance transactions  moreover canals for payments play an  important  role in country’ s  economic development  and growth.  In addition to the outstanding economic importance of banks, drastically competitive business environment also highlight the significance of implementation such systems which enhancing efficiency of banks besides continually banks performance measurement in order to modifying activities and monitoring fina... Read More
  • Measuring and Analyzing Competitive Power of Iranian Export Goods in Russian Market

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The aim of this paper is Analyzing competitive power of now – oil exports of Iran in Russian Market and determining the factors affecting There exports. Russian, a first gas exporting country and second oil exporting come in 2012, due to huge income, becomes a very great Markets for the variety of consumable goods. The volume of foreign trade of Russia is now about US$ 900 billion. The trade relations of Iran and Russia, in combination with high growth in consumption goods in future, a Live the ... Read More
  • Vehicle routing problem in reverse logistics with split demand of costumers and fuel consumption optimization

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    One of the important issues in transportation and logistics systems is vehicle routing problem (VRP). On the other hand, as a result of the increasing environmental concerns, economic problems and pressure of laws, green logistics (GL) and reverse logistics (RL) have received increasing attention during recent years. In this regard, the present study introduced a vehicle routing problem in reverse logistics with the split demand of costumers and fuel consumption optimization. For this problem, a... Read More
  • Examining the role of advertising and sales promotions in the creation of brand equity Case Study: Softlan Brand

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Companies with the high position in brand equity brand in the minds of customers can easily be seen more profitable among other companies in their industry. This study focused on the relationship between advertising and sales promotion (monetary or otherwise) and their effect on building brand equity and its various aspects.  The research examined on a range of views about advertising and attitudes of people about softlan brand in Tehran malls. For this purpose, a questionnaire validated by ex... Read More
  • Economic Analysis of Building and Decorative Stone

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Stone industry in recent years has been able to demonstrate their potential to create jobs and wealth. Although many work  extraction, processing and sale of stone and foreign stone market, but taken by the private sector of the last three decades, has been gradually increasing internal and external growth. The quality of some of the stones in the world market, not least if you had no rival’s competitor. Easy access to the global markets closes advantage of Iran. However, existing mining, proces... Read More
  • Liberalization Commitments on Trade in Post and Courier Services: Experiences of Countries Acceded to the WTO

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This paper studies the liberalization commitments on trade in post and courier services of countries acceded to the WTO. For this purpose, the degree of trade liberalization commitments on the post and courier services of these countries has been estimated. According to the findings based on the experiences, a number of scenarios have been presented for Iran’s post and courier services liberalization commitments in its process of WTO accession.... Read More
  • The Impact of Export Promotion Programs on Export Performance of Technical and Engineering Services Exporting Firms

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The constant presence in international markets, especially in developing countries, is of vital importance given the role of exports in creating jobs and providing foreign currency for importers. Accuracy in making favorable decisions and appropriate supportive policies at different levels is essential given the complexity of growing competition; the purpose of these policies is to improve firms export performance or stimulate them to start export activities. This study aims to analyze the infl... Read More
  • Formutating Iran’s Intellectual Property Rights Strategies

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Nowadays, IPRs are one of the main and essential issues of all countries.  Since IPRs interact closely with important issues such as human rights, public health, agriculture, education, trade, industrial policies, biodiversity management, biotechnology, information technology, and the media; they play a critical role and require special attention. Undoubtedly, protecting IPRs affect all human development aspects; therefore, they must be seriously considered when adopting related policies. Protec... Read More
  • The Effect of Green Marketing on Purchase Intention of Customers With the Mediating Role of Corporate Social Responsibility and Product Image

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The environment has gotten the main concern of people with the increase in customer awareness and knowledge of social welfare. The importance of environment, increase in laws and regulations, intense competition between organizations and the pressure of public have forced companies not only to pay attention to sales and profit but also to the environment and customers' health. Companies can survive that pay attention to their social missions. For this reason, this paper investigates the effect o... Read More
  • Sarvey of Export Performance Indices

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Export performance is one of the issues that are studied but still there is no complete and correct understanding. To some extent this problem can be ascribed to difficulties in conceptualizing, operationalizing, and measuring the export performance construct, often leading to inconsistent and conflicting results. In this paper, more than 75 domestic and international measurement of export performance, which was published between 1998 and 2015 were reviewed. The results of this study have shown ... Read More
  • The Effect of Advertising Via Short Message on Brand Equity Dimensions in Insurance Industry

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The aim of present research is to study the relationship between advertising via short message and brand equity dimensions in Mellat insurance agencies in Mashhad. To achieve this goal by cluster sampling with allocation in accordance, two agents were  chosen in different places with different cultural conditions and income in Mashhad and the sample has been chosen within their customer. The research according to the goal is the applicable method and based on collecting data as a description and... Read More
  • The Examination of Iran's Terms of Trade in Export of Raw Materials and Import of Capital Goods During 1388-1392

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Terms of Trade (TOT) can be interpreted as the amount of import goods that an economy can purchase per unit of export goods. The raw materials form a part of Iran's export goods and the gross capital formation of Iran is partially provided by the import capital goods, as well. This article has examined TOT between Iranian export of raw materials and import of capital goods during 1388-92. The results show TOT is deeply worsen for Iran in years 1391 and 1392.... Read More
  • Branding Model for Small and Medium Enterprises in the Faucets Industry (Grounded Theory Method)

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Economists believe that large part of the gross national income resulti from small and medium enterprises. In our country this industry has substantial contribution to economic growth. The majority of firms in the valves  industry that current research focus on it are classified in small and medium enterprises, and in recent years there has been significant growth in this part. The ability of manufacturers of pipes to compete in domestic and international arena has led to greatly increased domes... Read More
  • Regulations Governing the Merger of Firms in South Korean Competition Law (With Emphasis on the Policy of Supporting the Formation of Large Firms)

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The merger between enterprises is one of the common ways among the firms in order to increase company size, development activities, perform a variety of savings, decrease costs and improve efficiency and synergy. For this reason, some developing countries have prepared programs to encourage firms to merge together with the purpose of increasing the size of its domestic firms and improving their international competitiveness in the face of some developed countries' large firms. However, the inte... Read More
  • The Consequences of Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement on Iran’s Exports to EU

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The European Union and the United States on both sides of the Atlantic are seeking free trade agreement. The purpose of this Agreement is to resolve economic problems and to reduce the unemployment rate. Iran is one of the EU's trading partners, hence it will be affected by this FTA. This paper estimates the effects. The results show that the static trade diversion effect will be 2.4 million Dollars. The list of goods threatened is also presented.... Read More
  • The Effect of Green Marketing on Purchase Intention of Customers with the Mediating Role of Corporate Social Responsibility and Product Image

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The environment has gained the main concern of people with the increase in customer awareness and knowledge of social welfare. The importance of environment, increase in laws and regulations, intense competition between organizations and the pressure of  the public have forced companies not only to pay attention to sales and profit but also to the environment and customers' health. Companies that pay attention to their social missions can survive. For this reason, this paper investigates the eff... Read More
  • Operational Strategies to Employee Empowerment in Distribution Companies of Iran

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The main purpose of this article is to provide operational strategies in order to empower employees in distribution companies in Iran. The results show due to the low cost of training and research and development in these companies, the small share of professionally educated employees, low share of a computer using employees, low share of companies using barcode reader devices are the most common problems of human resources in these companies. Therefore we can consider enhancing professional and... Read More
  • Feasibility Study of Small – Scale Power Plants with 25 Megawatts Capacity

    General . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Due to the present bottlenecks in Iran’s electricity industry, such as energy inefficiency, the absence of active private sector, and …, restructuring of this industry is considered inevitable. The purpose of this paper is to show that small – scale power plants with 25 megawatts capacity is both feasible and more efficient. In addition, due to the limited capital requirement, it has a good chance of attracting private investments and making the market more competitive.... Read More
  • The Impact of Entrepreneurial Orientation on B2B Branding and Business Growth in Emerging Markets

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This study examines the relation between entrepreneurial orientation and brand orientation in industrial small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the extent to which the two contribute to business growth in emerging markets. The authors develop and empirically test a structural model using data collected from Hungary, a country that has undergone a political and economic transition during the past two decades since the fall of the iron curtain. The results show that entrepreneurial orientat... Read More
  • Tourism and Travel Related Services and Accession of Iran to the WTO

    Abstract of Paper . 10/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This paper studies the liberalization commitments on trade in tourism and travel related services of countries acceded to the WTO. For this purpose, the degree of trade liberalization commitments on the tourism travel related services of these countries has been estimated. According to the findings based on the experiences, a number of scenarios have been presented for Iran’s tourism and travel related services liberalization commitments in its process of WTO accession. Moreover, based on the po... Read More
  • First International Conference on Industrial and Trade Policies for Sustainable Employment and Exports – Tehran, October 2015

    Conferences . 10/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
    High-level Symposium on Industrial and Trade Policies: Promoting Exports and Developing Employment in Iran Tehran—10th and 11th of October 2015   Objectives and Topics The event will facilitate frank and open high-level discussions on the need for a package of industrial and trade policies complementary to the macroeconomic measures adopted by the government that can ensure longer-term, export-oriented, and pro-employment growth in Iran. It is specifically hoped that internatio... Read More
  • International Conference on Economic and Trade Convergence of Islamic Countries – Tehran, May 2010

    Conferences . 10/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The 2nd International Conference on "Economic Integration among OIC Member States, Opportunities and Challenges"   Conference Objective:      Evaluate Opportunities and challenges facing Islamic countries to deepening Economic and Trade Conference Topics: Recent world economic and financial crisis: Impacts and lessons for Islamic economies. Existing economic and trade arrangements (ECO, D8, PGCC, ESCWA,...) : current impacts, potentials and barriers. Prospects for deepening... Read More
  • Familiarity with the GATT

    General . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • International conference on EDICOM-98

    General . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Iran and South Korea Conference

    General . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Modifying consumption patterns

    General . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • National Festival of Cost Reduction

    General . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • The First Cost Reduction Conference

    General . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • The first national logistic award

    General . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Annual Research Festival

    General . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
  • Integration of Industrial, Trade and Technology Policies in the Area of Biopharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

    Ongoing Projects . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    It is generally agreed by theoreticians and experts that there is a strong interrelationship among industrial, trade and technology policies and that the formulation and implementation of one will be inefficient, without taking account of the characteristics, opportunities and limitations of the other two. However, authorities and organizations in charge of these policies in Iran act separately, and at times their policies lack the necessary integration and coordination. Based on the official di... Read More
  • The Role of Development Organizations in Fostering Productivity, Synergy and Competitiveness in Mining enterprises and Mining Industries

    Ongoing Projects . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Due to its special geographical position, Iran is endowed with considerable capabilities in its mining sector, which has some 50 billion tons of mineral reserves with 67 kinds of minerals. The significance of the mining sector in Iran's economy is because it provides raw material to mining industries. It generates the highest value added in raw materials sector of the Iranian economy. The close relationship between mining sector and mining industries is rooted in the crucial importance mineral r... Read More
  • Formulating a Policy package to Persuade Industrial firms into Merging in order to enhance Competitiveness

    Ongoing Projects . 10/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    During the recent years, and despite the growing global trend in the adoption of competition laws, the merger of several Japanese, American and European firms to further benefit from economies of scale and also to compensate reduced profits caused by international competition, has been in the limelight of world competition economics. Enhancing competitiveness of the domestic enterprises in the path towards joining WTO has been another motivation for industrial enterprises to merger. Given the Pr... Read More
  • Guide on Iranian Taxation System for foreign Investors

    General . 10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Foreign investors in Iran enjoy the same supports and privileges that are offered to the Iranian investors. In this connection, the Direct Taxation Law passed in 1987 and the following amendments have considered no discrimination in taxation of domestic and foreign investors. This means both Iranian and foreign investor pay the same amount of taxes. Tax exemptions and discounts are also equally granted to domestic and foreign investors. Download... Read More
  • Why Iran?

    General . 10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Iran is a country of dynamic economy, where the east meets the west by a modern connection network. Iran is an important constituents of the ancient Silk Road. The country has an extremely advantageous position between Asia and Europe, between the Mediterranean, the Caspian and the black seas playing an important role in international trade. With a business environment ideal for investment, as well as its young and qualified workforce, Iran is the best choice for your investment. Downlo... Read More
  • Year in review - Bearing changes

    General . 10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
    While having cemented itself as a prime investment destination on the apex of major trade routes, the Iranian economy is in a transition period that is expected to lead to renewed  growth rates and long-term self-sufficiency under the fifth Five-Year Development Plan (FYDP), a part of Vision 2025. After GDP growth of 7.3% in 2010, a slowdown into 2011 to 5% is mainly attributable to  hydrocarbon export routes shifting away from  Europe. While a high price of oil per barrel has kept things tic... Read More
  • Annual Review (2014/15)

    General . 10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
    In 1393 (2014/15), the second year after the 11th government of hope and prudence got  elected, the adoption of economic policies  aimed at non-inflationary exit from the deep recession and the tightly disciplined monetary  and financial policies stabilized  macroeconomic conditions of Iran. Moreover, the initial positive outcome of Iran negotiation with P5+1 countries on nuclear issue and the optimistic views on the ultimate agreement with P5+1 strengthened  economic recovery. Download... Read More
  • Key Economic Indicators in 1394

    General . 10/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Key Economic Indicators in 1394   Download... Read More
  • Trade-Industrial Free Zones of Iran

    General . 10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Kish Trade-industrial Free Zone Geographical location Kish Island has a surface area of 90 square kilometers, with an outer boundary of 40 kms, and a nearly elliptical shape. It is located in the Persian Gulf 19 kms from mainland Iran. The Island is positioned along the 1359km long Iranian north of the Persian Gulf, at the first quarter from the Hormuz entrance to the Gulf.  Its longitudinal and latitudinal positions are 2632 and 53.58 degrees respectively. Download... Read More
  • Law and implementation regulations concerning promotion and protection of foreign investment

    General . 10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
    After nearly 48 years, the new law on foreign investment in Iran under the name of "foreign Investment promotion and protection Act" (FIPPA) was ratified by the parliament in 2002. FIPPA replaced the "Law for the Attraction and Protection of Foreign Investment"(LAPFI) which was in effect since 1955. FIPPA's replacement of LAPFI has further enhanced the legal framework and operational environment for foreign investors in Iran. Download... Read More
  • Guide to Import & Export,Customs formalities

    General . 10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Import Duties The import duties mentioned in the tables of export/import  rules and regulations includes the base value of products and  the trade profit. Base Value  Customs duties, taxes, registration charges, all types of tolls and  surcharges collected from the imported merchandise will be  collected to form 4% of the customs value of the commodities.  The collection of these charges plus trade benefit that is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers is called import duties Download... Read More
  • Procedure for Foreign Investor

    General . 10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Foreign Investor will first have to identify and choose  the investment project. Different ways to identify and choose an investment  project in Iran. Download... Read More
  • Formulation of Iran’s Trade Policy Document, First Phase: Modifying Import Regulations (Tariff and Non-Tariff Instruments) and Its Institutional Structure

    Accomplished Projects . 9/11/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Determination of trade policies in the process of economic development and growth has always been a major concern for governments. An integrated and well-targeted trade policy, as a tool for the materialization of development strategy objectives can, therefore, significantly contribute to enhancing the efficiency of government economic performance. Trade policy is a set of measures implemented by government in the area of trade. Comprehending the term trade policy needs the careful definition of... Read More
  • Iran’s Economy in Prospect

    Accomplished Projects . 9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
    In face of the complex and modern global economy, countries take up different measures such as planning, policy making along with designing a series of coherent and predictive measures to guarantee the stability of their economy. Economic fluctuations and crises as well as external shocks are among major issues that need to be addressed in terms of their macroeconomic and sectorial impact. This becomes more important for the case of strategic sectors such as industry, mining and trade due to the... Read More
  • A summary of Recent Changes in Economic, Industrial and Trade Performance in Iran

    Featured . 9/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Iran, with an estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of US$ 406.3 billion in 2014, is the second largest economy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region after Saudi Arabia. It also has the second largest population of the region after Egypt, with an estimated 80.8 million people in July 2014. Table 1 includes the share of Iran's GDP value in the world economy as well as the economic growth rates. Download... Read More
  • Fiscal Policy Design in Iran

    International Perspectives . 9/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Over the past several years, the Iranian economy has experienced several significant adverse shocks. Our research shows that one important lesson has been the need for Iran to strengthen its fiscal framework, so that fiscal policy supports economic stability rather than exacerbating the impact of the shock. Many resource-rich countries have fiscal frameworks with features that could serve Iran well. A common feature is a medium-term framework anchored on the non-oil fiscal deficit. Once a medium-term fiscal framework is in place, Iran could also consider adopting a fiscal rule. ... Read More
  • Iran’s Economic Outlook- Spring 2016

    International Perspectives . 9/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The latest MENA Economic Monitor Report - Spring 2016, expects Iran’s growth to rise to 4.2 % and 4.6 % in 2016 and 2017, as a result of the lifting of the sanctions and a more business-oriented environment. ... Read More
  • Doing Business 2016. Iran, Islamic Rep.

    International Perspectives . 9/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This work is a product of the staff of The World Bank with external contributions. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this work do not necessarily reflect the views of The World Bank, its Board of Executive Directors, or the governments they represent. ... Read More
  • Lifting Economic Sanctions on Iran

    International Perspectives . 9/4/2016 12:00:00 AM
    This paper uses a global general equilibrium simulation model to quantify the effects of lifting economic sanctions on Iran with and without strategic responses. ... Read More
  • A summary of Recent Changes in Economic, Industrial and Trade Performance in Iran

    Reports . 9/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
    Iran, with an estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of US$ 406.3 billion in 2014, is the second largest economy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region after Saudi Arabia. It also has the second largest population of the region after Egypt, with an estimated 80.8 million people in July 2014   Download A summary of Recent Changes in Economic, Industrial and Trade Performance in Iran... Read More
  • شمشیر دولبه سرمایه‌گذاری خارجی

    Featured . 6/11/2016 12:00:01 AM
    ورود سرمایه‌گذاری مستقیم خارجی به کشور به لحاظ پایداری، بلندمدت بودن، آوردن فناوری جدید، ایجاد سیستم‌های مدیریت و توزیع کارآمدتر و ... مورد استقبال اکثر قریب به اتفاق کشورها است و حتی می‌تواند گفت مسابقه‌ای برای جلب این گونه سرمایه‌گذاری بین کشورهای مختلف در جریان است. در خصوص این قبیل سرمایه‌گذاری‌ها، به خصوص در صنایع صادرات‌گرا و رقابتی، بحث چندانی وجود ندارد. البته اگر این قبیل سرمایه‌گذاری‌ها برای دورزدن موانع تعرفه‌ای کشور و برای تولید محصولاتی در بازار داخلی صورت گرفته باشند، باید قدری در ... Read More
  • بررسی توانمندی نوآوری چین

    Featured . 6/11/2016 12:00:01 AM
    رویدادهای اخیر نشان می‌دهد چین در حال تجربه یک گذار چالش‌برانگیز است: افزایش نیروی کار و سرمایه‌گذاری‌هایی که منجر به 3 دهه رشد شده بود، اینک در حال ضعیف شدن است. این مرحله‌ای طبیعی در توسعه اقتصادی کشور به شمار می‌رود. حال این سوال مطرح است که رشد تولید ناخالص داخلی تا چه میزان کاهش می‌یابد و آیا کشور می‌تواند منابع جدیدی برای رشد پیدا کند. دانلود فایل... Read More
  • بررسي ويژگي‌هاي بازار لبنيات روسيه

    Featured . 6/6/2016 12:00:01 AM
    تصميم دولت روسيه مبني بر حذف تعرفه واردات محصولات كشاورزي و دامي براي ايران در ژانويه و فوريه سال جاري(2016)، در كنار تحريم‌هاي اعمال شده بر اين كشور از سوي ايالات متحده امريكا و اتحاديه اروپا بر سر مساله اوكراين، در عين حال اختلافات به وجود آمده در روابط روسيه و تركيه، در مجموع شرايطي را فراهم نمود تا اخيرا روسيه واردات خود از كشورهاي درگير اختلاف را به نحو قابل توجهي محدود كند، لذا موقعيت به وجود آمده مي‌تواند بازار روسيه را به عنوان يك ظرفيت بالقوه براي توليدكنندگان و صادركنندگان ايراني بيش از پيش مورد توجه قرار دهد. ... Read More
  • تازه‌های کتابخانه اردیبهشت ماه 1395

    تازه‌های کتابخانه . 6/5/2016 12:00:01 AM
  • The 4th Korea-Iran Cooperation Forum

    Events . 5/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
    The 4th Korea-Iran Cooperation Forum: New Opportunities and Challenges for Cooperation between Korea and Iran in the Post-Sanctions Era     1. Date - May 29, 2016   2. Venue - Institute for Trade Studies and Research, Tehran, Iran   3. Co-organizers - Korea Institute for International Economic Policy(KIEP), Asan Institute for Policy Studies, Institute for Trade Studies and Research(ITSR)   Download Forum​ program... Read More
  • تازه‌های کتابخانه فروردین ماه 1395

    تازه‌های کتابخانه . 4/27/2016 12:00:01 AM
  • تازه‌ های کتابخانه اسفند ماه 1394

    تازه‌های کتابخانه . 4/20/2016 12:00:01 AM
  • تازه‌های کتابخانه بهمن ماه 1394

    تازه‌های کتابخانه . 4/20/2016 12:00:01 AM
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    Publications . 2/29/2016 12:00:01 AM
    لورم ایپسوم متن ساختگی با تولید سادگی نامفهوم از صنعت چاپ و با استفاده از طراحان گرافیک است. چاپگرها و متون بلکه روزنامه و مجله در ستون و سطرآنچنان که لازم است و برای شرایط فعلی تکنولوژی مورد نیاز و کاربردهای متنوع با هدف بهبود ابزارهای کاربردی می باشد.... Read More
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